J.B. Tucker: Strappin' It Up

EVERETT, Wash. - J.B. Tucker is a fifth year senior out of Wake Forest and is enjoying his first year with the M's Class-A affiliate. Prior to his years at Wake, where last season he hit .252/.332/.428 in 40 games with five home runs and 30 RBI, Tucker was a standout at Mississippi State University. Tucker transferred following the 2003 season and immediately won the Demon Deacons' starting catcher job.
July 24, 2005